Tim O’Reilly How I Failed

A company needs business discipline, identifying #strategicgoals, then investing and hiring to achieve those goals, just as much as it needs product, #marketing, sales, financial, and employee cultivation discipline. While our ideals are what define us, combining those ideals with a results-oriented business culture is how we have continued to thrive.

When you start out as an entrepreneur, it’s just you and your idea, or you and your co-founder’s and your idea. Then you add customers, and they shape and mold you and that idea until you achieve the fabled “product-market fit.” If you are lucky and diligent, you achieve that fit more than once, reinventing yourself with multiple products and multiple customer segments.

How I failed – O’Reilly Radar

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